Ms Myftari holds a B.A. in English Language and Philology from the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece and a Master degree in Applied Foreign Languages and Cross-Cultural Negotiation from Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier, France.
She held the position of Administrative Assistant at CITIBANK N.A. from 2009 until 2014 when her position was transferred to Alpha Bank S.A. until 2018. In January 2019, Ms Myftari entered the field of International Relations in Higher Education Institutions (HEI) by joining the Department of International Relations of the University of Montpellier (UM) as a European Project Assistant at first and shortly went on taking over several Erasmus+ funded projects as Project Manager until November 2020. She has actively participated in Erasmus+ Program calls with a high rate of funding succession.
Ms Myftari has been involved in projects promoting Sustainable Development within European HEI campuses, the development of Internationalization at home in South Mediterranean HEIs and also in projects promoting the integration of international students by coordinating the first ‘Welcome week’ for international students at the University of Montpellier in 2019.
She was born in Albania, grew up in Greece and moved to France for two years to pursue a career in International Affairs before joining RYCO in November 2020 and returning to her homeland again.
Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is an independently functioning institutional mechanism, founded by the Western Balkans 6 participants (WB 6): Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, aiming to promote the spirit of reconciliation and cooperation between the youth in the region through youth exchange programs.